As there is a saying Health is Wealth, in 5 needless to emphasis to help the health in a sound manner so that the people can lead a peaceful life. With this view, the Govt. of Puducherry is running a General Hospital at Karaikal and one Community Health Centre at thenoor, Thirunallar, 11 Primary Health Centres, 17 Sub-Centres, one ESI Dispensary at Nedungadu. The General Hospital is equipped with modern instruments to address the health care of the people. In order to control diseases like Malaria, Filaria, a separate office as Immunization under the control of Deputy Director is functioning in this region. A private Medical College namely Vinayaga Mission Medical College and a Branch of JIPMER has opened a College at Karaikal.